It certainly is a pet peeve of mine. Idiots who cannot park. The spaces over here in Texas are big enough to park a herd of cows in, but still people manage to take up 2, 3 and I have even seen a car (and not a strech limo or a hummer) take up 4 spots.
Today topped it off. The road we live on is small enough. You cannot really get two cars down without it being a serious squeeze. Also, with the construction going on across the road, there is even less space. At the moment we have a trailer parked on one side of the road making it impossible to get two cars through. As I came back from picking up lunch someone was ‘parked‘ on the otherside of the road where there is private parking for our housing complex. Unfortunately, the person, who was driving a massive pick-up, managed to park it about 4-5 feet away from the fence.
The end result was I could not get by. After honking the horn, someone came out and told me that I should ‘just reverse out’. Essentially, I should reverse out and go round the block to get ahead 10 feet to the entrance to the garage.
Needless to say my response was less than pleasant. When he was slow and reluctant to move I kinda, slightly lost it. As I was getting back into my car after the ‘reverse back’ comment I said ‘for fuck sake’. This deteriorated to him standing over me trying to scare me… it was really kinda funny.
Anyway, next time he is back and parks the same way, I will have to take the car out, drive round the block and get him to move again! :p